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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 23:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' South, Longitude: 158° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.56 meters/second, 1528.4 km/hour, 949.7 miles/hour or 825.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 22' 55.5"949.49 miwest0° 06' 05.1"6.98 minorth949.78 mi
24 hours14° 34' 23.8"962.11 mieast2° 58' 51.5"204.97 minorth990.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 1:04 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteWed 1:04 PM913 km568 miles493 nmEast E
AlofiWed 12:04 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 1:04 PM1510 km939 miles816 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 12:04 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 12:04 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 1:04 PM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 12:04 PM2482 km1543 miles1340 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 11:04 AM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 11:04 AM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmNorthwest NW
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